California State Legislature, 2005–06 session

The 2005–2006 Session.

2007–2008 session of the
California State Legislature
2003–2004 2007–2008
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Overview
JurisdictionCalifornia
TermDecember 6, 2004 – November 30, 2006
Senate
Members40
President of the SenateCruz Bustamante (D)
President pro temporeDon Perata (D9th)
Minority LeaderDick Ackerman (R33rd)
Party controlDemocratic
Assembly
Members80
SpeakerFabian Núñez (D46th)
Minority Leader
Party controlDemocratic

Contents

Major legislationEdit

EnactedEdit

  • SB 1613 - Law banning the use of cell phones in cars.

SenateEdit

The party affiliation and district numbers of Senators are listed after their names in this list.

President Pro Tem: Don Perata (D-9)
Majority Leader: Gloria Romero (D-24)
Minority Leader: Dick Ackerman (R-33)

District Name Party Seat Up
1st Dave Cox Rep 2008
2nd Wesley Chesbro
Term limited
Dem 2006
3rd Carole Migden Dem 2008
4th Sam Aanestad Rep 2006
5th Michael Machado Dem 2008
6th Deborah Ortiz
Term limited. Lost primary election
for Secretary of State
Dem 2006
7th Tom Torlakson Dem 2008
8th Jackie Speier
Term limited. Lost primary election
for Lieutenant Governor
Dem 2006
9th Don Perata Dem 2008
10th Liz Figueroa
Term limited. Lost primary election
for Lieutenant Governor
Dem 2006
11th Joe Simitian Dem 2008
12th Jeff Denham Rep 2006
13th Elaine Alquist Dem 2008
14th Charles Poochigian
Term limited. Lost general election
for Attorney General
Rep 2006
15th Abel Maldonado Rep 2008
16th Dean Florez Dem 2006
17th George Runner Rep 2008
18th Roy Ashburn Rep 2006
19th Tom McClintock
Lost general election
for Lieutenant Governor
Rep 2008
20th Richard Alarcón
Term limited. Elected to
California State Assembly, 39th District
Dem 2006
21st Jack Scott Dem 2008
22nd Gilbert Cedillo Dem 2006
23rd Sheila Kuehl Dem 2008
24th Gloria Romero Dem 2006
25th Edward Vincent Dem 2008
26th Kevin Murray
Term limited
Dem 2006
27th Alan S. Lowenthal Dem 2008
28th Debra Bowen
Term limited. Elected
Secretary of State
Dem 2006
29th Bob Margett Rep 2008
30th Martha Escutia
Term limited
Dem 2006
31st Robert Dutton Rep 2008
32nd Nell Soto
Term limited. Elected to
California State Assembly, 61st District
Dem 2006
33rd Dick Ackerman Rep 2008
34th Joe Dunn
Term limited
Dem 2006
35th John Campbell
Tom Harman*
Rep 2008
36th Dennis Hollingsworth Rep 2006
37th Jim Battin Rep 2008
38th Bill Morrow
Term limited
Rep 2006
39th Christine Kehoe Dem 2008
40th Denise Moreno Ducheny Dem 2006

* Tom Harman won the June 6, 2006 special election (and was sworn in on June 12, 2006) for the 35th Senate District seat to replace John Campbell, who vacated his State Senate seat on December 7, 2005 to become a member of the United States House of Representatives.

AssemblyEdit

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 48
  Republican Party 32
 Total
80
 Majority
16

OfficersEdit

Note: The Chief Clerk and the Sergeant at Arms are not Members of the Legislature

Full List of Members, 2005-2006Edit

District Name Party
1st Patty Berg Dem
2nd Doug La Malfa Rep
3rd Rick Keene Rep
4th Tim Leslie
Term limited
Rep
5th Roger Niello Rep
6th Joe Nation
Term limited
Dem
7th Noreen Evans Dem
8th Lois Wolk Dem
9th Dave Jones Dem
10th Alan Nakanishi Rep
11th Joseph Canciamilla
Term limited
Dem
12th Leland Yee
Elected to State Senate,
8th District
Dem
13th Mark Leno Dem
14th Loni Hancock Dem
15th Guy S. Houston Rep
16th Wilma Chan
Term limited
Dem
17th Barbara S. Matthews
Term limited
Dem
18th Johan Klehs
Term limited. Lost primary for
State Senate, 10th District
Dem
19th Gene Mullin Dem
20th Alberto Torrico Dem
21st Ira Ruskin Dem
22nd Sally J. Lieber Dem
23rd Joe Coto Dem
24th Rebecca Cohn
Term limited
Dem
25th Dave Cogdill
Term limited. Elected to
State Senate, 14th District
Rep
26th Greg Aghazarian Rep
27th John Laird Dem
28th Simon Salinas
Term limited
Dem
29th Michael Villines Rep
30th Nicole Parra Dem
31st Juan Arambula Dem
32nd Kevin McCarthy
Elected to U.S. Congress,
22nd District
Rep
33rd Sam Blakeslee Rep
34th Bill Maze Rep
35th Pedro Nava Dem
36th Sharon Runner Rep
37th Audra Strickland Rep
38th Keith Richman
Term limited. Lost primary for
State Treasurer
Rep
39th Cindy Montañez
Lost primary for State Senate,
20th District
Dem
40th Lloyd E. Levine Dem
41st Fran Pavley
Term limited
Dem
42nd Paul Koretz
Term limited
Dem
43rd Dario Frommer
Term limited
Dem
44th Carol Liu
Term limited
Dem
45th Jackie Goldberg
Term limited
Dem
46th Fabian Nuñez Dem
47th Karen Bass Dem
48th Mark Ridley-Thomas
Elected to State Senate,
26th District
Dem
49th Judy Chu
Term limited. Elected to
Board of Equalization, 4th District
Dem
50th Hector De La Torre Dem
51st Jerome Horton
Term limited. Lost primary for
Board of Equalization, 4th District
Dem
52nd Mervyn M. Dymally Dem
53rd Mike Gordon*
Ted Lieu*
Dem
54th Betty Karnette Dem
55th Jenny Oropeza
Term limited. Elected to
State Senate, 28th District
Dem
56th Rudy Bermúdez
Lost primary for State Senate,
30th District
Dem
57th Ed Chavez
Term limited
Dem
58th Ronald S. Calderon
Elected to State Senate,
30th District
Dem
59th Dennis Mountjoy
Term limited
Rep
60th Bob Huff Rep
61st Gloria Negrete McLeod
Term limited. Elected to
State Senate, 32nd District
Dem
62nd Joe Baca, Jr.
Lost primary for
State Senate, 32nd District
Elected to Rialto City Council
Dem
63rd Bill Emmerson Rep
64th John J. Benoit Rep
65th Russ Bogh
Term limited
Rep
66th Ray Haynes
Term limited. Lost primary for
Board of Equalization, 3rd District
Rep
67th Tom Harman*
Term limited. Elected to
State Senate, 35th District
Rep
68th Van Tran Rep
69th Tom Umberg
Term limited. Lost primary for
State Senate, 34th District
Dem
70th Chuck DeVore Rep
71st Todd Spitzer Rep
72nd Lynn Daucher
Term limited. Lost general election
for State Senate, 34th District
Rep
73rd Mimi Walters Rep
74th Mark Wyland
Term limited. Elected to
State Senate, 38th District
Rep
75th George A. Plescia Rep
76th Lori Saldaña Dem
77th Jay La Suer
Term limited
Rep
78th Shirley Horton Rep
79th Juan Vargas Dem
80th Bonnie Garcia Rep

* Ted Lieu won the September 13, 2005 special election (and was sworn in on September 21, 2005) for the 53rd Assembly District seat to replace Mike Gordon, who died on June 25, 2005, due to a brain tumor.
* Assemblyman Tom Harman won the June 6, 2006 special election for the 35th District seat in the California State Senate and resigned from the Assembly (and was sworn into the Senate) on June 12, 2006. He would have been term limited at the end of 2006.

See alsoEdit